Box Score: OWU 17, CUW 5
DELAWARE, Ohio - Concordia University Wisconsin dropped a 17-5 decision to Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday at Selby Stadium in the non-conference opener for both schools.
The Battling Bishops charged to a quick 6-0 lead after the first period and outshot the Falcons 59-18 in the contest. CUW scored its first goal to begin the second period, but OWU held an advantage in possession throughout, winning 22-of-26 faceoffs.
Freshman Derek Brueske (Hopkins, Minn.) led CUW with two goals on three shots. Sophomores Danny Dahms (Calgary, Alberta) and Sam Wladyka (Winnipeg, Manitoba), along with freshman Matt Larsen (Gurnee, Ill.) each recorded a goal.
Brueske and Larsen also finished with an assist for the Falcons.
Pat Bassett and Spencer Schnell each tallied a hat trick for OWU (1-0). The Battling Bishops also had five players who scored twice. Drew Scharf assisted on four goals, while Tommy Minkler and Colin Short each had three assists.
Sophomore Zack Davis (La Porte, Ind.) took the loss for CUW in goal while recording 14 saves. Ryan McMahon earned the victory for OWU.
The Battling Bishops concluded the game with a perfect 17-for-17 on clear attempts, while the Falcons were 15-for-27. CUW (0-1) scored one goal on a man-up situation, whereas OWU scored four and found the back of the net on a man-down opportunity.
The Falcon offense found some rhythm in the final period, scoring three of the game's final four goals.
CUW returns to action on Saturday, March 3rd in its home opener at Fitting Field against non-conference opponent Wittenberg University at 1 p.m.
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